Senior Lecturer/TBS Joint Director of Research
Chung, K. L., & D’Annunzio-Green, N. (2018). Talent management practices in small- and medium-sized enterprises in the hospitality sector: An entrepreneurial owner-manager perspective. Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 10(1), 101-116. https://doi.org/10.1108/whatt-10-2017-0065
This paper aims to examine talent management (TM) practices in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) within the hospitality industry. Specifically, the views of S...
Garavan, T. N. & Carbery, R. (2011). A review of international HRD: incorporating a global HRD construct. European Journal of Training and Development. 36(2/3), 129-157. doi:10.1108/03090591211215579. ISSN 2046-9012
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to review published conceptual and research papers within the field of international, comparative and cross‐cultural HRD.Design/methodology/...
Garavan, T. N., Carbery, R. & Rock, A. (2011). Mapping talent development: definition, scope and architecture. European Journal of Training and Development. 36(1), 5-24. doi:10.1108/03090591211192601. ISSN 2046-9012
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the concept of talent development, define its scope and identify the issues involved in formulating talent development strate...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this research is to examine high-potential Generation-Z’s (young people aged 16-18 years in full-time education who demonstrate key leadership qualities and attributes) expectations of work...
University Forum for Human Resource Development
Addressing the Business Support and Training Needs of Minority Ethnic Group (MEG) Family-run Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Scotland
The study proposes an in-depth exploration of the business ...
Associate Professor (Work and Employment)
McGuire, D. & Garavan, T. N. (2010). Closing Comments: A Call to Action. Advances in developing human resources. 12(5), 614-616. doi:10.1177/1523422310394435. ISSN 1523-4223
To date, the field of HRD has largely focused on individuals and organisations and has not devoted sufficient attention to its social role and impact. This concluding article ...
Garavan, T. N., & Morley, M. J. (2006). Re-dimensionalising boundaries in the theory and practice of Human Resource Development. International journal of learning and intellectual capital, 3(1), 3. doi:10.1504/ijlic.2006.009206
In our conceptualisation, HRD is at a crossroads, both in terms of its philosophical roots, its theoretical bases and, in the practice domain, what its key contributions are. ...
McCarthy, A. & Garavan, T. (2006). Postfeedback development perceptions: applying the theory of planned behavior. Human Resource Development Quarterly. 17(3), 245-267. doi:10.1002/hrdq.1173. ISSN 1044-8004
The primary purpose of management development programs is performance improvement at an individual and organizational level. Performance improvement results from kn...
O’Donnell, D., Porter, G., McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., Heffernan, M., & Cleary, P. (2002). Creating intellectual capital: a Habermasian community of practice (CoP) introduction. Journal of European industrial training, 27(2-4), (80-87). doi:10.1108/03090590310468903
John Seely Brown notes that context must be added to data and information to produce meaning. To move forward, Brown suggests, we must not merely look ahead but we must also l...
Garavan, T. N., & McGuire, D. (2000). Competencies and workplace learning: some reflections on the rhetoric and the reality. Journal of Workplace Learning, 13(4), (144-164). doi:10.1108/13665620110391097. ISSN 1366-5626
The use of competency frameworks as a basis for workplace learning initiatives is now relatively commonplace in organisations. This is reflected in the emphasis given to compe...
Garavan, T. N., Morley, M., Gunnigle, P., & Collins, E. (2000). Human capital accumulation: the role of human resource development. Journal of European industrial training, 25(2-4), (48-68). doi:10.1108/EUM0000000005437
Introduces the special issue “Human resource development: sectoral and invention‐level evidence of human capital accumulation”. Reviews the concepts and definitions of intelle...
McCarthy, A. M., & Garavan, T. N. (2000). 360° feedback process: performance, improvement and employee career development. Journal of European industrial training, 25(1), (5-32). doi:10.1108/03090590110380614
360° feedback processes have gained popularity as a performance management and career development tool in contemporary organisations. This monograph explores the nature of 360...
O’Donnell, D., Garavan, T. N., & McCarthy, A. (2000). Understanding the Irish VET system: beyond neoclassicism. International Journal of Manpower, 22, (425-444). doi:10.1108/EUM0000000005849. ISSN 0143-7720
Neoclassical approaches continue to dominate evaluations of national skill‐formation systems. Argues for the benefits of including alternative interdisciplinary and theoretica...
Garavan, T. N., & Deegan, J. (1995). Discontinuous change in organizations. Using training and development interventions to develop creativity. Industrial and Commercial Training, 27(11), 18-25. doi:10.1108/00197859510147607
Considers the availability of objective criteria for creativity enhancement from relevant applied research. Uses research to address the problem of creativity within the frame...
Morley, M. J., & Garavan, T. N. (1995). Current themes in organizational design: implications for human resource development. Journal of European industrial training, 19(11), 3-13. doi:10.1108/03090599510100035
Examines current themes in organizational design which permeate the extant literature and highlights possible implications for human resource development (HRD). Highlights key...
Garavan, T. N. (1995). Stakeholders and strategic human resource development. Journal of European industrial training, 19(10), 11-16. doi:10.1108/03090599510095825
Examines a stakeholders approach to maintaining training and development, specifically strategic human resource development. Advocates two models of stakeholder management at ...
Garavan, T. N. (1995). HRD stakeholders:: their philosophies, values, expectations and evaluation criteria. Journal of European industrial training, 19(10), 17-30. doi:10.1108/03090599510095834
Reports empirical evidence on stakeholders′ perceptions vis‐à‐vis the HRD function. Examines both internal and external HRD stakeholder groups and identifies their expectation...
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Date: Friday 17th May 2019
Time: 11.30am – 2.30pm
16 May 2019
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2 September 2018